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Motorists stranded amid snow storms

Motorists have been stranded and planes grounded as snow storms causes chaos across the north of England.Read

Conviction disclosure reform urged

Civil liberties campaigners have called for an urgent reform of laws obliging people to disclose all previous convictions to certain employers.Read

City homes beat towns' price growth

Demand for urban living has caused house prices in cities to rise by more than towns over the past decade, research has revealed.Read

Detective shot dead during hold-up

A Garda detective has been shot dead in Ireland during a botched hold-up.Read

Death toll rises after Egypt demos

Egypt's official news agency said the death toll has risen to four in clashes in the city of Suez between police and protesters on the second anniversary of the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak.Read

Masked robber dies during raid

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies, police have said.Read

Petrol bomb thrown amid flag demos

A petrol bomb has been thrown at police during loyalist disturbances linked to the Union flag protest in Northern Ireland.Read

Terror suspect wins right to stay

An Algerian terror suspect has won the right to live in Britain amid fears the extremist will take his own life if he is kicked out of the country.Read

Teenagers 'let down' by mother

Two teenagers at the centre of an international tug-of-love dispute have been "fundamentally let down" by their Welsh mother, a High Court judge said.Read

Probe after dummy taped to baby

Police have launched a criminal inquiry after a four-month-old baby boy was found with a dummy taped to his face at a scandal-hit hospital.Read

Ex-soldiers sentenced over guns

Four former soldiers and a fifth man have been sentenced to a total of 50 years in prison for smuggling guns, ammunition and drugs into the country, a Crown Prosecution Service spokesman said.Read

Man remanded on Syria terror charge

A 31-year-old man has appeared in court accused of paying for his brother and another man to take part in terrorist activities in Syria.Read

Flood fears after final snow falls

Heavy snow in some parts of Britain marks the end of the current cold spell, with attention now turning to possible flooding.Read

RAF spy plane joins Mali action

An RAF surveillance aircraft has been deployed in support of the French military action in Mali, the Ministry of Defence said.Read

Osborne 'won't avoid economic woes'

Chancellor George Osborne has vowed not to "run away" from Britain's economic woes amid fresh signs the UK is heading for an unprecedented triple dip recession.Read

Teacher denies abducting teenager

A teacher pleaded not guilty to abducting a teenage girl when he appeared in court via prison videolink.Read

Same-sex marriage bill published

Controversial legislation to bring in gay marriage has been unveiled by the Government.Read

Barry George loses compensation bid

Barry George, who spent eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, has lost his High Court bid for compensation as a victim of a "miscarriage of justice".Read

Probe as dummy taped to baby's face

A scandal-hit NHS Trust has been forced to apologise after a baby was found with a dummy taped to its face.Read

Dame Tessa 'overwhelmed' by honour

Tessa Jowell, who was instrumental in securing and delivering London 2012, was left close to tears when she was made a Dame by the Prince of Wales.Read

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